AbB 13, 012 (P497779)

Letter tablet excavated in Larsa (mod. Tell as-Senkereh), dated to the Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC) period and now kept in British Museum, London, UK

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Museum Collection(s)

British Museum, London, UK

Museum Number

BM 093757

Period

Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

Provenience

Larsa (mod. Tell as-Senkereh)

Artifact Type

Tablet

Material(s)

Clay

Genre / Subgenre(s)

Letter

Language(s)

Akkadian

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tablet
obverse
1. a-na {d}suen#-[i]-din-nam
2. qi2-bi2#-ma
3. um-ma ha-am-mu-ra-pi2-ma
4. _{disz}dumu_ ip-qu2-sza _ku3-dim2_
5. ki-a-am u2-lam-mi-da-an-ni
6. um-ma szu-[u2]-ma#
7. sza-ad-da-aq-di#-im
8. {lu2}sza-ar-ra-qu2
9. bi-ti ip-lu-szu-ma
10. mi-im-mu-ia il-te-qu2-u2
11. i-na-an-na ap-pu-na-ma
12. [i]-na# qa2-ti-szu-nu i-tu-ru
13. [bi]-ti# ip-lu-szu-ma
reverse
1. {lu2#}sza-ar-ra-qi2 szu-nu-ti
2. as,-s,a-ba-at
3. ki-a-am iq-bi-a-am
4. a-nu-um-ma _dumu_ ip-qu2-sza szu-a-ti
5. a-na s,e-ri-ka
6. at,-t,ar#-dam#
7. {lu2}sza-ar-ra#-qi2 sza is,-ba#-[tu]
8. ku-sa-a-am-ma [ma-s,a]-ri# szu-uk#-[na-asz-szu-nu]-szi#-im-ma
9. a-na ma-ah-ri-ia szu-ri-a-[asz-szu-nu]-ti#
10. u3 {lu2}szi-i-bi sza _dumu#_ [ip-qu2-sza]
11. t,u2-ur-[dam]
  single ruling

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Consult sign list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)
Consult word list of Old Babylonian (ca. 1900-1600 BC)

  • Artifact type: Tablet
  • Material: Clay
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  • primary: AbB 13, 12

    [vanSoldt1994AbB13] Soldt, Wilfred H. van. 1994. Letters in the British Museum, Part 2. Altbabylonische Briefe in Umschrift Und Übersetzung, Heft 13. Leiden: Brill.

  • history: Rendre la justice, p.69-111, p. 85 no. 41

    [Charpin2000procès] Charpin, Dominique. 2000. “Lettres et Procès Paléo-Babyloniens.” In Rendre La Justice En Mésopotamie. Archives Judiciaires Du Proche-Orient Ancien (IIIe-Ier Millénaires Avant J.-C.), edited by Francis Joannès, 69–111. Temps & Espaces. Saint Denis: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes.

    (translation)


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  • Museum No.: BM 093757
  • Accession No.: 1901-05-11, 0012

Created Creator Type Authors Project Reviewer Status Action
2023-10-11 at 14:10:37 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Charpin, Dominique; Rattenborg, Rune Archives Babyloniennes Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-08-19 at 13:32:21 Rattenborg, Rune Artifact Rattenborg, Rune; Smidt, Gustav Ryberg Geomapping Landscapes of Writing Rattenborg, Rune approved View
2023-01-20 at 12:10:25 Pagé-Perron, Émilie Artifact Földi, Zsombor J.; Jiménez, Enrique; Pagé-Perron, Émilie Electronic Babylonian Library Pagé-Perron, Émilie approved View
2019-03-08 at 06:57:57 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2018-08-29 at 09:01:49 Jagersma, Bram Atf Jagersma, Bram CDLI approved View
2016-02-11 at 00:00:00 CDLI Artifact Frayne, Douglas R. CDLI approved View

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Cite this Artifact
“AbB 13, 012 Artifact Entry.” (2016) 2023. Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). October 11, 2023. https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497779.
AbB 13, 012 artifact entry (No. P497779). (2023, October 11). Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497779 (Original work published 2016)
AbB 13, 012 artifact entry (2023) Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI). Available at: https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497779 (Accessed: April 23, 2024).
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	howpublished = {https://cdli.ucla.edu/P497779},
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